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Space Heater Safety

During extreme cold spells with below-zero temperatures, space heaters can be a lifesaver – but they can also cause deadly fires. Find out how to use space heaters safely this winter.

Kids and Cords Don't Mix

Did you know that nearly one child a month dies after becoming entangled in a window-covering cord? Considered one of the top hidden dangers in the home, accessible window covering cords pose a deadly strangulation hazard to young children nationwide.

The Dangers of Distracted Driving
Distracted driving is a dangerous epidemic on America’s roadways. In 2014 alone, 3,179 were killed in distracted driving crashes. Get the facts and help keep America’s roadways safe.

All-Terrain Vehicles: Quick Facts for a Safer Ride

There are more than 700 deaths and 100,000 injuries each year involving ATVs, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. By following the safety tips below, hundreds of deaths and thousands of injuries related to ATVs could be prevented.


Tips for Hoverboard Safety
Self-balancing scooters - hoverboards - are steadily increasing in popularity among the tween and teen set, but many question their safety and rumors of fires and explosions abound.
Protect Your Little Pumpkins This Halloween

With the little ones gearing up for another Halloween, parents should be mindful of costume malfunctions and other dangers. Here are some guidelines from a BJC Medical Group physician for a fun, safe holiday.

The Dangers of Leaving Kids in Cars

On average, 38 children die each year of heat stroke as a result of being left in a car unattended. Sadly, 52 percent of these deaths are the result of the child being forgotten by a caregiver. Here are simple steps to avoid tragedy from a BJC Medical Group pediatrician.

The Dangers of Distracted Driving

Sending or reading a text on the highway is like driving the entire length of a football field blindfolded -- extremely dangerous. Distracted driving is an epidemic on America's roadways.

Sledding Safety

When those first snowflakes start drifting out of the sky, do your children have their faces up against the window watching in amazement? Then it won't be long before the sleds are out and everyone's bundling up for a trek to the slopes.

Safety Tips for Holiday Shopping

Some tips to stay safe during the holiday shopping hustle and bustle.

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